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Recherches sur les fièvres, : selon qu'elles dépendent des variations des saisons, et telles qu'on les a observées a Londres pendant vingt années consécutives; avec des observations de pratique sur la meilleure manière de les guérir. Par M. Guillaume Grant, D.M. ; Traduit de l'anglais par M. le Febvre de V.B. ; Suivies de L'histoire des constitutions épidémiques de Saint-Domingue, et de la description de la fièvre jaune, par M. Pouppé Desportes, médecine du Roi


Published 1821
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2 v. ;|c22 cm. (8vo)
Translation of: An enquiry into the nature, rise, and progress of the fevers most common in London, first printed London, 1771

English edition, without M. Pouppée-Desportes' treatise on yellow fever in Saint-Domingue, printed London, 1771; French edition of the same first printed Paris, 1773

Pouppé-Desportes published a work entitled Histoire des Maladies de S. Domingue in Paris, 1770

"De l'Imprimerie de Mme. Ve. Picot, née Fontenay, seul imprimeur du Roi": verso of half-title leaves

"Histoire des constitutions épidémiques de Saint-Domingue, suivie de la description de la maladie de Siam, dite fièvre jaune" by Jean-Baptiste-Rene Pouppé-Desportes, v. 2, p. [265]-483, has divisional title page

Pagination: v. 1: [2], xxxii, 504 p.; v. 2: [4], 550, [2] p

Signatures: v. 1: pi1 a-b 1-31 32; v. 2: pi² 1-32 (12, 17, 17 versos blank) 33-37 (37blank)

Includes index in v. 2

John Carter Brown Library copy acquired with the assistance of the Sophia Augusta Brown Fund

John Carter Brown Library copy quarter bound in contemporary blonde calf with marbled boards

Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: Bourdel D.M.: book stamp on recto of half-title and title page leaves of v. 1 and 2

John Carter Brown Library copy has duplicates of p. 521-528 in the table of contents in v. 2; v. 2 p. [1-2], 3rd count, is cut and has lower half of leaf wanting


Volume v.1
Publisher A Montpellier : se vend chez Mme. Ve. Picot, imprimeur, place Louis XVI; Auguste Seguin, libraire, Place-Neuve
Year 1821
Pages 554
Language French
Call number b4160073
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbhaiti; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Book contained some tight margins.

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Reviews

Reviewer: xephyr - - May 14, 2010
Subject: An item of Beauty
Simply gorgeous end pages and cover. Overall much like a watermelon in color. Also contains herbal potions in the back of interesting quality.
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